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Doom goes adorable with miniaturized sprites

Doom has always been one of my all-time favorite games, and a large part of that is thanks to the distinct art style. Imagine my surprise, then, when I stumbled across the latest series on Caleb Hystad's 8x8 Pixel blog. He's managed to make...   read

 
 
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Prey 2 made official, coming to 360/PS3/PC in 2012

Bethesda Softworks has officially announced Prey 2 today, following word this weekend that details were coming. The shooter sequel will arrive in 2012 and is being developed for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.  The first details are sc...   read

 
 
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Dark Horse publishing Rage comic book series

Bethesda and Dark Horse Comics have announced that the Rage universe will be explored with a comic book this coming June. The three comic mini-series will be written by Arvid Nelsion of Rex Mundi fame, with art by Andrew Mutti. If the cover...   read

 
 
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Rage site updates with fanciness, free music track

Bethesda and id Software have updated the official Rage site, making it all pretty for your eyes and your ear holes. Among the goodies include is an "interactive panoramic" of Rage that will let you explore the game's weapons and gadgets. A...   read

 
 
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Go on, have a new RAGE trailer!

Here's a sexy new trailer for RAGE. It features much of what we've come to expect from the game -- intense violence, hideously ugly mutants, and ... well ... that's plenty enough for me! It seems that much of RAGE's promotion has been kept...   read

 
 
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QuakeCon 2011 dated for August 4 through August 7

It's like the "death and taxes" of LAN parties: QuakeCon 2011 dates have been confirmed by id Software and Bethesda Softworks today. It's takeng place August 4 through August 7 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. No surprises here...   read

 
 
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Skyrim, Brink, RAGE, Hunted get release dates

Bethesda has announced release dates for its entire 2011 lineup, and it looks like there is a lot for us to look forward to. Hunted: The Demon's Forge, Brink, RAGE and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim have all been granted 2011 release dates.&nb...   read

 
 
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Here, choke down some RAGE screens!

Bethesda has decided that today is the day for some RAGE screens. If you've not heard of this game, it'll be id Software's first offering on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, though it'll naturally hit the PC too. It's a first-person-shooter ...   read

 
 
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RAGE and RAGE HD getting beefy updates soon!

John Carmack has spilled the beans on an update to what was previously the most visually impressive iOS game, RAGE. Quite a few new treats are being tossed in, too.   First of all, Game Center support is coming, bringing with it 58 ach...   read

 
 
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Quake Arena hits Xbox Live Arcade next week

Quake Arena Arcade is finally coming to Xbox Live Arcade on December 15, id Softare and publisher Bethesda announced today. The game will feature support for up to 16 players, including six game types, among them Deathmatch, Capture the Fla...   read

 
 
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Carmack interested in doing a Kinect-centric XBLA game

When you're thinking of potential developers you want tinkering with your latest tech, id's John Carmack has got to be near the top of that list. Speaking with Joystiq, the famed programmer and technical director said he has "an itch to mak...   read

 
 
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Review: RAGE

id's upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter RAGE is still almost a year away, but why should we wait that long before getting to blast some of the ugliest mutants this side of Total Recall? In order to keep the hype going for the full game, id h...   read

 
 
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iDevice Rage now available, see it in action here

As promised, id Software has released the iDevice version of Rage -- called Rage: Mutant Bash -- on the App Store today. You can pick up a standard SD version for 99 cents, or throw down an extra dollar to get the fancy HD version for your...   read

 
 
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RAGE: Mutant Bash TV coming to App Store tomorrow

RAGE: Mutant Bash TV has captured a lot of attention for its impressive graphical output, and we'll get to see just how good it looks tomorrow. id's John Carmack confirmed that the on-rails RAGE spin-off has been approved by Apple and will ...   read

 
 
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GC 10: Impressions of id Software's Rage

A kind word of advice to you, gentle reader: if a doomsday scenario threatens all of human civilization, and they pick your name out of a hat to enter a secluded place of safety, politely decline the offer. Otherwise, when they finally brin...   read

 
 
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id Software's Rage out September 2011

During its Rage presentation today at QuakeCon, id Software’s creative director Tim Willits confirmed the release date for its hotly-anticipated first-person shooter.“When it’s done,” he said. Okay, just kidding. He ...   read

 
 
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New images for Rage, Fallout: New Vegas, and more

Folks at QuakeCon this week have their hands full with awesome new games and nerve-wracking tournaments. Bethesda Softworks has brought out its entire line-up, too -- Rage, Fallout: New Vegas, Brink, and Hunted: The Demon’s Forge. So ...   read

 
 
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id Mobile now games on sale for your iStuffs

In honor of QuakeCon 2011, id Software is dropping the prices of all of its mobile games for Apple’s iThings. That’s good news, considering saving money is rad, as are most (if not all) of the id Mobile titles available. Wolfens...   read

 
 
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Arx Fatalis dev acquired by Zenimax Media

ZeniMax Media, the parent company of publisher Bethesda Software, has announced that it has acquired Arx Fatalis developer Arkane Studios. “We share so many creative values,” says Arkane creative director Raphael Colantonio of o...   read

 
 
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id's Rage headed to iPhone at 60 frames per second

During today’s QuakeCon keynote, id’s John Carmack officially revealed a new version of its upcoming shooter Rage… one for the iPhone. The game was demoed on an iPhone 4 unit, running at 60 frames per second. Carmack comm...   read

 
 
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id Software not planning new IP for about ten years

If you're looking forward to something other than Quake, Doom or Rage from id Software, then you'll be waiting for about a decade according to John Carmack. It seems that the studio is content to stick with its stock of monosyllabic first-p...   read

 
 
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id promising something 'neat,' 'unannounced' at QuakeCon

QuakeCon 2010 kicks off in only a few hours, with doors opening to crowds of folks at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. What would a major event be without a major announcement? According to id founder and technical genius John Carmack, ...   read

 
 
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Quake Live adds 'Premium' and 'Pro' subscriptions

Quake Live has been down for maintenance recently -- now we know why. The free-to-play, browser-based game is getting two subscription tiers, which will exist alongside the current free version. The Premium sub ($1.99 per month, billed annu...   read

 
 
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QuakeCon premium package gets you cool stuff

Headed to QuakeCon next week? You might want to consider hooking yourself up with the premium registration package which id and Bethesda are calling "QuakeCon Done Quick."500 of these packages will be offered (available to United States res...   read

 
 
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Bethesda re-launches online newsletter, 'In The 'Works'

Want to keep up with the latest Bethesda Softworks happenings? Well, you can just keep reading Destructoid, because we think its games are totally keen and will continue to cover them. But if you're looking for a little more, that extra ins...   read

 
 
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